Pacific Classic News & Notes

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TwinSpires Staff

August 20th, 2016

The showdown at the shore has finally arrived as Beholder, California Chrome and Dortmund all line up in one of the most exciting editions of the Pacific Classic (G1) ever run!

The trio of top-class racers headline the main event at Del Mar on Saturday, with Beholder seeking to defend her title while California Chrome and Dortmund renew their rivalry from the San Diego Handicap (G2). has all you need to enjoy Pacific Classic Day – analysis on the major contenders, news, photos and more!

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